Category Archives: Enrichment

Enrichment – places to go – the Tate Modern – Red Star over Russia

If you click  you here you will get to the front page for Tate Modern’s Red Star over Russia exhibition. It opens tomorrow and is explained as follows… “Rebellion brought hope, chaos, heroism and tragedy as the Russian Empire became the … Continue reading

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Is the Russian Revolution something celebrate or regret?

A couple of nice enrichment articles from the BBC to mark the centenary of the October Revolution. If you click here you get a small video asking the question – is the Russian Revolution something celebrate or regret? If you … Continue reading

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History in the news – JFK files: What do the newly released records tell us about Kennedy’s assassination?

If you click here you will get to the Evening Standard’s summary of the recent release of the 2,800 new Kennedy documents. If you click here you will get the BBC’s analysis. Of course, they do not settle the conspiracy … Continue reading

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Enrichment – something to watch – Elizabeth’s secret agents

The first of the four part series aired tonight. You can watch them here. Please do – it is excellent enrichment for our course. The trailer below gives you a taste. The full program can be found below. If you … Continue reading

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Enrichment – Places to visit (soon) – The Greenwich Maritime Museum to see the Armada Portrait

If you click here you will get to the Greenwich Maritime Museum page on the famous Armada Portrait. Recently saved for the nation, this iconic portrait of Elizabeth I commemorates the most famous conflict of her reign – the failed … Continue reading

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Enrichment – things to watch – treasures of the Anglo-Saxons

A little summer treat for you all from the BBC (in four 15 minute sections). A bit of art history and archaeology combine to explore Sutton Hoo. If you want to see the artifacts, they are on display in the … Continue reading

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If you are still undecided…

Year Thirteen, If you want access to some of those How should I vote ? quizzes, then please click on the links below…   http://www.whoshouldyouvotefor.com/ https://voteforpolicies.org.uk/ http://38degrees.ge2017.com/quiz https://uk.isidewith.com/political-quiz Now go and do some revision. Mr Kydd.

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Enrichment – ‘Incredibly rare’ William Caxton print discovered at the University of Reading

If you click here you will get to a BBC report on a find in the University of Reading’s special finds department – two pages of previously unknown print by Claxton. “Erika Delbecque, special collections librarian at the university, described the find … Continue reading

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Places to go (soon) – The British Library – Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths

If you click here you will get to the link for the upcoming Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths exhibition at the British Library (Fri 28 Apr – Tue 29 Aug 2017). Obviously  it is to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and … Continue reading

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Places to go – Revolution: Russian Art 1917-1932 exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts

If you click here you will get to information about the Royal Academy’s Exhibition of Revolutionary Art. Obviously this is to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution, and it has received outstanding reviews. Not to be missed – I am heading that … Continue reading

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